Christian Bettstetter is a professor and head of the Institute of Networked and Embedded Systems at the University of Klagenfurt. He is also the founding scientific director of Lakeside Labs GmbH, a research and innovation company. Bettstetter holds master and doctoral degrees in electrical and information engineering from TU München. He has 25 years of experience in academic and industrial research with emphasis on wireless connectivity and self-organization in networked systems with application to telecommunications, IoT, and mobile robotics. His teaching portfolio comprises lectures on electricity and magnetism, mobile communications, and wireless networks.
Kornelia Lienbacher is an experienced secretary in the team of Christian Bettstetter at the University of Klagenfurt. She manages and supports the team with administrative issues, including financial and travel aspects, and communicates with the university’s central administration.
Aymen Fakhreddine is a senior researcher and project leader with expertise in wireless communications, networking, and localization. He holds a doctoral and master degree in telematic engineering from the University Carlos III Madrid and a master degree in wireless communication systems from École supérieure d’électricité (Centrale Supélec) in Paris. He is principal investigator of a project on drones in cellular networks in Bettstetter’s team and a senior researcher at the Technology Innovation Institute (UAE). Before he worked as a senior researcher at the University of Klagenfurt and Lakeside Labs, researcher at IMDEA Networks, and visiting student in Singapore.
Udo Schilcher has more than 15 years of experience in research on wireless communications and stochastic modeling in networked systems. He is a senior researcher at the University of Klagenfurt working on wireless interference and self-organizing synchronization. Schilcher holds a doctoral degree in information and communications engineering and master level degrees in informatics and mathematics from the University of Klagenfurt.
Jorge F. Schmidt holds a doctoral degree and an electronic engineer degree from the Universidad Nacional del Sur and has worked many years in Finland, Argentina, and Spain before coming to Klagenfurt in 2014. His expertise is in wireless communications and signal processing. He is a staff member at the University of Klagenfurt and Lakeside Labs working on self-organizing synchronization and industrial sensor networks.
Researchers and Doctoral Students
Enrique Caballero is a scientific staff member and doctoral student at the University of Klagenfurt performing research on networked drone systems. He works on novel techniques for integrating multidrones systems into cellular wireless networks (5G, 6G). Enrique holds a master’s degree in aeronautical engineering from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Before joining Bettstetter’s team, he worked as a systems engineer in drone and aerospace companies.
Daniel Neuhold is a doctoral student at the University of Klagenfurt with interests in wireless communications and localization. He works on reliable ultra-wide band sensor networks for industrial applications. Daniel holds a master level degree in information and communications engineering from the University of Klagenfurt. He was a research and teaching staff member in Bettstetter’s team from 2015 until 2021 and a guest researcher at the University of Southern California in 2018. He is the founder and managing director of the spinoff LoconIQ.
Arke Vogell is doctoral student at the University of Klagenfurt with interests in self-organiziation, synchronization, and network dynamics. He holds a master of science in physics from the University of Hanover and did his master thesis at the Max Plank Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization. Arke was a research and teaching staff member in Bettstetter’s team from 2018 until 2022 and a researcher at Lakeside Labs from 2016 until 2017. He is now a Software Development Engineer at Amazon Web Services.
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